EWTN NEWS NIGHTLY

EWTN’s daily news and analysis program from Washington, DC,
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-04-02
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Record rates of unemployment claims continue in America as the global health crisis continues. We have reports from Capitol Hill and the White House. Plus: New York City is an epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. EWTN News’ Colm Flynn gives us an update from the hard-hit area. Also: Cardinal Raymond Burke, Patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, shares ways faithful can celebrate this Easter Season when the public celebration of Mass and the sacraments may not be available. And a look Pope Francis’ encouraging message to the faithful during this time of uncertainty.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-04-01
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Donald Trump issues a warning about the severity of the coronavirus pandemic. We have team coverage and reaction from Sen. Bill Cassidy (LA-R). Plus: Anian Christoph Wimmer, editor-in-chief of Catholic News Agency Deutsch, tells us about a German bishop’s effort to help the homeless during the health crisis. Also: Fr. Dave Pivonka, president of the Franciscan University of Steubenville, shares how he and the friars are sending a message to faithful that they are praying for them. And Pope Francis explains how to maintain a close relationship with God. A look at the Holy Father’s message.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-31
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The number of coronavirus cases around the world grows to more than 8,000. We have the latest on how lawmakers and the White House are responding. Plus: We speak with Dr. Marta Ciofi, head of the epidemiology clinic at the Vatican’s Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital, about how doctors in Italy are handling the deadly outbreak. Also: Montse Alvarado, vice president and executive director at the non-profit law firm Becket, looks at ways to preserve religious freedom during a public health crisis. And Pope Francis asks the faithful to think about Jesus and his crucifixion. A look at the Holy Father’s message.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-30
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Donald Trump extends social distancing in the U.S until the end of April. We have an update. Plus: Joel Griffith with The Heritage Foundation joins us with analysis of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Also: Fr. Cristian Mendoza, professor of Catholic social teaching at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, looks at ways we can sustain the Church during this global health crisis. And Pope Francis tells the faithful how to find comfort in difficult times. A look at the Holy Father’s message.
EWTN News Nightly - Full Show: 2020-03-27
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Lawmakers try to pass the biggest relief bill in U.S. history. We are on Capitol Hill with an update. Plus: U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he tested positive for the coronavirus. Kevin Turley, UK correspondent for EWTN’s National Catholic Register, joins us with analysis of the United Kingdom’s handling of the pandemic. Also: Pope Francis delivers a special blessing. Edward Pentin with the National Catholic Register tells us about it. And a look back at the life of EWTN Foundress Mother Angelica on the fourth anniversary of her death.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-03-26
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Senate unanimously approves a $2 trillion emergency measure to help workers and the U.S. economy. We are on Capitol Hill with an update. Plus: Tim Carney, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, joins us with analysis of the package. Also: EWTN CEO Michael Warsaw shares the role the world’s largest religious media network is playing in the global crisis. And: Pope Francis warns against turning to idolatry when we become bored. A look at the Holy Father’s message at his daily Mass at the Vatican.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-03-25
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Lawmakers agree on a $2 trillion emergency coronavirus aid proposal. We will take you inside the bill. Plus: Pro-life leaders call on the Trump administration to help stop the promotion of abortion as the U.S. battles COVID-19. Marjorie Dansenfelser of Susan B. Anthony List explains. Also: Sr. Bernadette Reis, editorial coordinator at Vatican News, tells us about the ways the Holy Father has been communicating with the faithful during this pandemic. And a look at how the Irish are honoring the Blessed Mother on the Feast of the Annunciation.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-24
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Trump administration and lawmakers finalize a nearly $2 trillion package to help U.S. workers and the economy. We are at the White House and on Capitol Hill with an update. Plus: Rachel Bovard with The Conservative Partnership Institute joins us with analysis of the coronavirus relief bill. Also: Dr. Nadja West, retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General and the 44th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army, explains how the National Guard is working to fight the coronavirus. And we get an update about what life is like in Italy during the coronavirus lockdown.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-23
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Democrats and Republicans debate the best ways to aid Americans and the U.S. economy hit by the coronavirus epidemic. We are on Capitol Hill with an update. Plus: George J. Marlin, chairman of The Philadelphia Trust Company, joins us with analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on the financial markets. Also: A student at the Angelicum, the alma mater of St. Pope John Paul II, tells us about online learning during the pandemic. And Pope Francis announces a special blessing usually reserved for Christmas and Easter. We will explain.
EWTN News Nightly - Full Show: 2020-03-20
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: We are at the White House and Capitol Hill with new developments in the fight against the coronavirus. How California’s governor is responding to the crisis. Plus: Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann, a pediatrician and founder of MyCatholicDoctor, shares advice on how to talk to children about the pandemic. Also: We speak with Sr. Jolanta Kafka about how women religious are reaching those impacted by the virus. And Pope Francis has a message for those who are unable to go to Confession.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-03-19
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: President Donald Trump announces drastic measures in the fight to defeat the coronavirus in the U.S. We are at the White House. Plus: The global pandemic may be posing a threat to religious freedom around the world. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Vice Chair Gayle Manchin shares how they are working to preserve this right. Also: Daniel Arsa from the Pontifical University of the Cross, an expert in Church communications, explains what responsibility the Catholic Church has in facing global problems. And a look at a distillery in Pennsylvania taking an unusual step in the battle against COVID-19.
EWTN News Nightly - Full show: 2020-03-18
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Trump administration seeks aid in fighting the coronavirus. We are at the White House and Capitol Hill with the latest. Plus: We look at ways Catholic groups are trying to protect the elderly from the deadly outbreak. Also: Rep. Dan Lipinksi, one of the last pro-life Democrats in Congress, lost his primary bid to a pro-abortion challenger. Kristen Day with Democrats for Life of America breaks down how the defeat of the Catholic Illinois lawmaker will impact pro-life Democrats. And Pope Francis says showing and receiving God’s mercy are central aspects of Christian life. A look at the Holy Father’s message.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-17
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: The Trump administration and U.S. lawmakers are coming up with ways to protect citizens and the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. We are at the White House and the Capitol with the latest. Plus: Matthew Bunson, executive editor and Washington bureau chief of EWTN News, shares how we can call on saints during this global crisis. Also: EWTN News’ Andrea Gagliarducci breaks down new changes to the judicial system of the Vatican City state. And happy Saint Patrick’s Day! A look at how the faithful are honoring the saint’s feast day after the cancellation of annual festivities.
EWTN News Nightly - 2020-03-16
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: We have the latest in the global coronavirus pandemic. Sr. Catherine Joseph Droste O.P., Dean of Theology at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, updates us from Rome on how students are continuing education during the crisis. Plus: The coronavirus took center stage during last night’s Democratic Debate. Susan Crabtree with RealClearPolitics joins us with analysis of the performance of two presidential hopefuls. Also: Joel Griffith, research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, takes us inside the economic impact of the coronavirus, global and domestic. And the Senate cancels recess. Why they will stay in Washington, D.C.
EWTN News Nightly - Full Show: 2020-03-13
On "EWTN News Nightly" tonight: Schools, universities and churches are shutting down to stop the spread of the coronavirus. We have team coverage on how the world is continuing to respond to the pandemic. Plus: Msgr. Charles Pope of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. joins us with advice on how to stay connected to God when attending Mass is not possible. Also: The Catholic Association’s Grazie Christie, who also is a medical doctor, reviews best practices during this global health crisis. And happy anniversary Pope Francis! The Holy Father celebrates seven years since being elected the Bishop of Rome.